• Short Summary

    Hairdresser Biagio demonstrates his new "coolie hat" hairstyle on dancer Chin Yu.

  • Description

    Lampshade hats in London.

    M/S Chinese dancer, Chin Yu, sitting by dressing table. Hairdresser Biagio enters picture and puts a traditional oriental-style "coolie hat" on Chin Yu. Various shots of Biagio pulling Chin Yu's pony tail through hole in hat, he winds it into a bun.

    Dissolve to Biagio sitting at table holding brown paper. C/U paper being folded into cone which forms base of hat. C/U Biagio. He pins raffia trimmings to hat to give it straw effect. M/S Biagio walking out of picture with hat.

    Various M/Ss Biagio placing straw hat on Chin Yu's head. M/S of Biagio taking hat from Chin Yu's head and fixing her hat on to lamp stand - the hat is duel purpose and can also be used as a lampshade!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1335.04
    Media URN:
    44071
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:55:00 / 01:06:14:00
    Canister:
    NP 511

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